CAREER: 2013 Calder Cup champion...Represented USA at 2011 World Junior Championship (bronze)...2009 WHL Ed Chynoweth Cup with Kelowna...Could become the 9th rookie to debut with DET this season.
2013-14: Ranks among Griffins leaders with 25 goals (2nd), 40 points (3rd), +21 rating (1st), 51 penalty minutes (5th), 6 PPG (T2nd), 2 SHG (1st) and 185 SOG (1st)...Has more points in 66 AHL games this season (40) as in 119 games during his 1st two AHL seasons combined (29).
2012-13: Recorded 20 points (11-9-20) in 71 regular-season games and 11 points (6-5-11) in 24 postseason games.
OTHER: Tallied 128 points (57-71-128) in 204 WHL games with the Kelowna Rockets from 2008-11...One of six California natives in the NHL (Casey Wellman, Brooks Orpik, Emerson Etem, Jonathan Blum, Beau Bennett).
It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.
— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players